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FOX
Sep 16, 2011 5:30pm EDT
. gracey. a father and son fishing trip in michigan turned into a bizarre, but stunning rescue mission. that's.../ a... baby deer ...struggling to swim... in the waters.../ off... bay port, michigan...//. áátheáá father and son... rushed to help... / pulling... their... boat.../ up... to the deer...//. áátheáá dad... grabbed... its head.../ and... held it... above the water...//. áábeforeáá lifting... the deer... onto the boat..../ áátheáá... pair... returned the deer ...to the shore...////. ááandáá... as... you can see,...// it... was happy... to get back .../ to... dry land. 3 that's all for fox45 news at 5:30."king of queens" is next. next.and we'll be back tonight for fox45 news at ten -- and the late edition at 11... 11...we'll see you later. later.
PBS
Sep 16, 2011 4:30pm PDT
, president of investment timing consultants. he joins us from troy, michigan. nice to see you. back back to the program. >> thank you, tom, great to see you. >> tom: why so bearish? you describe yourself as extremely bearish? why? >> well, i'm looking at, say, the next three or four years. i think, first of all, where we are now, the combination of economic stagnation and government austerity is not really a pill for a better economy. we have shifting demographics with people-- baby boomers are getting older. housing to me doesn't look like it's fixed yet. the employment levels look like they're going to get worse, unemployment levels and we see what the fed is doing. they basically told us we're giving you a free pass on interest rates the next couple of years, that combined with what's going on in europe the last couple of days i think is a real testimony to the issues and problems going on, in a global economy. these are not things that happen when the economy is doing well. these are things that-- this continued facilitation of money and money being thrown at everything it try to fix
CW
Sep 16, 2011 12:00pm CDT
currently is 68 degrees on lake michigan and the temperatures around metropolitan chicago area this morning ... the frost and freeze will not affect this area the clouds letter to davis and will break through tomorrow sunday's rain could be a slight accumulation it will reach 76 degrees on sunday the jets train no longer blows in from canada some of the milder air will be crossing us by then ... we're in the center of that high pressure system with lighter wind ... nature does not like changing air pressure so the wind will blow from the southeast tomorrow with stronger gusts than today the southerly winds will bring a channel of moisture we will double the atmospheric moisture bringing showers and thunderstorms later on sunday there will continue to monday ... have and enjoy more rain may get accumulated by then ... that will be the biggest rain we've had here in three weeks. those gulf of mexico winds are coming northward pushing the arctic wind back to hudson bay here is the weekend forecast: this afternoon stays cloudy with a light sprinkle. these are october temperatures 61 degrees.
PBS
Sep 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
. there were a lot of people not allowed to see me. the michigan department of corrections shut that down. they figured out ways to get people not to come. they told me i was not going to be treated special, so i was treated a specially bad, so i did not get the same treatment as everyone else. they were shunning people like reverend jackson and a lot of other people who attempted to come see me. they were turned away at the door. i did hear you tried to come see me, and i wish i would have had a chance to see you at that point, because when you were coming was six months after i had been there, and i had been through a time when i felt i needed to close myself in. i was tutoring people. i was in the yard every day, so i went through that solitary time and more into the rest of my life, because i started that inside. >> i could spend hours talking to you about what is in this book and other comments i have. now the rest of your life -- how do you envision the rest of your life starting with this federal trial? how does kwame kilpatrick at still such a young age see himself navigating the
ABC
Sep 16, 2011 5:00am EDT
, taking our hurricane out to sea. good morning maria. yes we have high pressure streaming in from michigan. a lot of moisture with mid levels and high levels. the clouds will filter back in. what that is going to do in addition to the cool air is make you feel even cooler. definitely a sense of autumn in the air today. while we are dealing with that, also looks like the influence of the system coming up the coast. we'll be clipping some rain in ocean city. rain saturday night into sunday. my fellow runners heading up toward philadelphia for the marathon. temperatures down probably in the urban areas near 50. for us today again sun mixed with more clouds. mostly cloudy, 66 this afternoon. again in the 40s overnight with a mixture of clouds. moonlit, star lit. tomorrow 68, 70 on sunday. should turn nice. we'll get back there during next week. it is 5:22. >> reporter: train 505 is now on a 7-minute delay on the line. let's look at 95 and see how things are moving along on the live traffic camera. light traffic is still building. 95 southbound is also doing fine as we make your way. 895 south
ABC
Sep 16, 2011 5:30am EDT
in control. the high pressure is become toward michigan. i wanted to stay focused on this local issue. we have generally clear skies, there are high clouds mixing in. a denser cloud back back to our west will be oozing in. high pressure usually means nice weather. it will be relatively nice, calm weather. we will have the debris clouds. it is likely we go overcast in the afternoon. combine it with the cooler temperatures. it will actually make it feel even chillier. then we are hanging out with clouds tomorrow. it is bikers week. there could be showers developing second half of tomorrow through tomorrow night in ocean city. the rain could be lingering through sunday morning. looks like we could be dealing with that cloud cover, which may hold our afternoons down but could actually keep the morning temperatures up a little bit. we'll have to see how this plays out. definitely below normal as we roll through the weekend. 66 that is our guaranteed high. again partly to mostly cloudy skies, it will actually make you feel cooler. top we'll slip it back down into the 40s. cooler west, milder, 5
FOX
Sep 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
titled the rogue disgusting lies innuendos and smears which says palin slept with michigan basketball star glenn rice while she of a sports reporter in alaska and snorted cocaine. the author rented a house next to the palins four months. palin hasn't said if she'll run for president if n2012. >>> the last time mortgage -- in 2012. >>> the last time mortgage rates were this low speaking of pts, president truman was in office. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> no. 5, economic news says this is a great time to buy a house, fixed mortgage rate for 30 years is 4.09%, the average 15 year rate 3.3%. economists believe it is the lowest 15 year rate ever. >>> no. 4 kids with adhd are more likely to get hurt enough to need medical attention than kids without it. the study says it's a disorder associated with impulsive behaviors that may lead children to take more risks. no. 3, healthier happy meals, a local mcdonald's among the first in the country to offer up the new meals that include a side of apple slices and a smaller order of fries. starting t
CBS
Sep 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
saw a fisherman try to catch a deer? father and son on a fishing trim in michigan -- trip in michigan. they see the fawn struggling, struggling. struggling. they pull the boat up to the pier and then the dad grabs the head of the deer and holds it above the water and then carefully lifts the deer on to the boat. they released the deer when they got to the shore and then probably did like a little check to make sure they didn't have any ticks on them. >> they do carry them. >> the son said you just let go of dinner. >> that's true. he might have done that. [ laughter ] >>> oh. i heard that. all right, let's talk about the pollen count. we got a break today. trees grasses out of the picture but weeds and mold spores in the medium range. we'll come back and we'll talk about the forecast of the terps oh game and the redskins game. >>> but up next, grab a pen and paperer we're going to give you all the tools you need to book a fabulous and affordable fall get away. switching to progressive could mean hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's pro
NBC
Sep 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
in michigan. he came upon a fawn trying to swim. he released the animal when they got closer to shore. >> she was in charge of keeping the books for a local fire department. was she cooking the books? tonight, she is facing charges on a grand scale. we investigate how that that was finally discovered. >> i can tell you, sometimes they do get a thrill and leave a la >> the ravens have thousands of loyal fans. the players to actually read their mail. >> ravens players receive thousands of pieces of e-mail every year. sometimes, they carry a lasting impact. >> he intercepts it. >> johnson earned attention and the most glorious of fashions, he ducked pittsburgh marched villain. >> i would like to send him a box of omaha steaks. i would like to send an e-mail. >> an e-mail that struck a chord with the ravens veteran. >> he is not a crazy fan, he is a good friend. -- good fan. >> he shared in an e-mail how his detachment began and what the plan meant to them and his five-year-old son. he will wear 95 from now on. >> he goes on to talk about how he wants to represent the whole team. because of the h
CBS
Sep 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
to be a huge shift. >> reporter: she'll get no argument from 85-year-old michigan democrat john dingell, the longest-serving congressman. >> is there anyone among u.s. here that are proud that we could not produce a budget? that we caused the downgrading of the u.s. government securities? >> reporter: several lawmakers came back from the august break saying they'd got the message and want to work together. but jacquelyn sturges of chicago is skeptical. she has heard it before. >> what is the problem when some of the best educated people in this nation cannot sit down and bring a resolution to a problem plaguing this country? would someone please explain that to me? >> reporter: americans feel slightly better about their own member of congress. 33% in our poll saying that they believe their own representative deserves to be reelected. but, scott, even that is close to an historic low. >> pelley: thanks, nancy. there was something else we noticed in the poll about congress. we've been taking these polls for decades and almost always when folks say they don't like congress, they make an ex
ABC
Sep 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
he conducted her -- his daughter from oklahoma and was heading to his home in michigan. also caught on tape, an ambush at a restaurant. as you see on the video, he is seen tossing items off the counter. he takes a swing in the year before leaving. he was not finished. he came back. he grabbed a mop and hit the workers with it. police say he was upset about the disease -- he was upset about the desert portion of his meal. >> anger management may be. >>> the golden arches are rolling out new happy meals decide to take -- to make kids healthier. they will come with apple slices. the kids' meals will also come with a smaller size of french fries -- just about 1 ounce. the chicken nuggets will have less sodium and it will come with a choice of 1% chocolate milk or regular belt. >>> 7 line cubs are turning one year old today. to celebrate their birthdays animal keepers presented the cubs with the blood samples. -- bloodcicles. they were born in two letters last year. >> not for a happy meal though. >> all right. let's see what's coming up next on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> you don't want to g
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2011 9:00am EDT
there are all these strings attached. host: michigan. joel is an educator. what kind are you? caller: school board member . kudos to the gentleman before who talked about how our students learn. i would like the administration to take a look at the expert on education and what it takes to educate our students. second of all, we keep looking at federal money in this new proposal to help fund schools. the problem with federal money is, for example, title 1, the food and nutrition bill had never been fully funded. school districts subsidize to make up for the money the federal government is not sending to the school districts. if the federal government met their obligation and fully funded programs, the districts would have plenty of money left over to hire and keep teachers on instead of every year taking money out of our budget to subsidize the subsidies that the federal government isn't sending us. it is time to fully fund these programs, ida, title 1, food and nutrition, etc. 3, it is time for the administration and congress to meet with school board members. every year we go to washington,
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
screen. >> this one from new era michigan on our republicans line. caller: basically the reason we have the tax system we have today is because of the supreme court has never accepted a nonburdensome tax. i was hoping to install a seven-year tax strike so one year everybody would not have to pay federal tax one year. that means everyone that works will get one-seventh of what they paid in fica, then the system could raise the tax as high as they want or low as they can by the politician people's vote. they would be able to afford something, and the people would be able to get a rebait from whatever they think they can expense. and hopefully for a gold standard for the united states, hopefully get it down to 99 cents a gallon again. and we can have gas wars again. host: here's a little more from speaker boehner's speech yesterday. caller: tax increases i think are off the table. i don't think they are viable. it is a simple eindication. tax increases destroy jobs. the mission is it to reduce the deficit, threatening jobs creation in our country. we should not make this task harder by ask
FOX News
Sep 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
position. and in box three, heart stopping moments. michigan control loses communication with the russian soyuz carrying astronauts home from the international space station. that is ahead unless breaking news changes everything. but first from fox at 3:00 on this friday afternoon in new york, day two of the murder trial of the millionaire businessman accused of shooting his wife in the face. the prosecution showed what folks described as gruesome photos and described the crime seen to the jury. >> one her eyes was no longer in its socket. and the other one was. >> this is a closeup photograph of the victim on the floor. >> during the time of processing the scene did you --. >>shepard: bob ward, the husband, looking down with the photo of his dead wife on full display and the prosecution claims he killed the wife to keep her from testifying in an upcoming bankruptcy case against him. yesterday, the jury heard the 9-1-1 scales where he repeatedly tells the operator that he shot her. >> emergency. >> i shot my wife. >>shepard: the defense says the victim was drunk and on antidepressants whe
NBC
Sep 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
, flint, michigan and skip down to number seven. there's san francisco. you are probably aware prop 65 requires them to warn you. you have to sign a release before you get it. there's a new research about cancer causing chemicals in the ink used in the tattoos. they've caused cancer in lab animals. however, there's concern about it. enough that the fda is investigating the long-term safety of getting a t ing ting . 45 million americans have done it. >> i'm not one. and thensome. still to come, the men pulled from under a burning car thanks his rescuers. plus, what he plans on doing now. >>> and new ways to save energy with gadget friday. brap we have fog in some spots. san jose is getting a clear start this morning. the fog is thickest in the santa cruz mountains. not bad on the the golden gate bridge. you can see both towers. the fog will get more on the dense side. then it's going to clear out. take a look at the future cast for this morning. as we can see the on shore flow continues. temperatures running four degrees cooler. but your future cast shows you by 10:00 a.m. clearing in t
Univision
Sep 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
michigan. mientras pescaban encontraron un venado indefenso a punto de gaors. pudieron subirse al barco y regresarlo a tierra firme. una tortuga fue encontrado con un arpón en la cabeza. se tuvo que someter a una cirugía y las autoridades están investigando si fue víctima de un acto criminal. los vino estamos a seguirnos en twiter y facebook las 24 horas del día y puede ver nuestros reportajes, fotos y videos impactantes en nuestra página de univisión.com. no hay excusas para estar bien informados. >>> enseguida tras el programa de comunidades seguras, puede esconderse el fantasma de la deportación. >>> un soldado demostró que su gratitud y nobleza no tiene límites se lo comentamos en primer impacto. así llegó a este albergue de tijuana tras ser deportado. ve como un sueño lejano lo que conquistó en estados unidos. en donde vivió 12 años y pasar de lavaplatos jefe de un restaurante. >>> imaginese para un jefe legal no es fácil señorita. >>> la historia de luis es similar fue deportado en colorado, tenía un trabajo estable y una linda familia. la nueva realidad que vive,
CNN
Sep 15, 2011 8:00pm PDT
in michigan and colorado -- >> if you look at the record the last couple years, democrats won the majority of the special elections. it didn't mean nothing to us in 2010. i think we put too much weight on that one district. and in the end the president, look -- this is where james is right. the president and the white house, they're going to have to do a better job of communicating. clearly, republicans have been winning the communication battle. i don't think there's a democrat in town who argue that they haven't been. >> quinnipiac poll out today, virginia one of the states the president won. everyone said, wow, the democrats won virginia. disapproval now, 54%. 40%. even california, look, the president is going to carry california unless everything goes south in november 2012. but for the first time, his approval rating in california is under 50%. 46%. so james, i think you're saying look at these numbers and mr. president even if you think you're right on the policy, you have to do something? >> well, look, i would say this. if cornell and the president thinks there's a communications p
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 2:00am PDT
of somebody -- a father and son out fishing in lake michigan. and they found a fawn. a baby bambi was out there in the middle of the lake going the wrong way. not like it was going towards shore somewhere. they grabbed the baby bambi and put it in the boat, carol and brought it back to shore. how about that? i watched the whole thing. it took them 15, 20 minutes to do this. we obviously edited that down. that was quite an ordeal for them to do that. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. the baby deer was in the middle of the lake swimming? >> deer, they'll traverse bodies of water to get to another peninsula or island, we've seen that. make a wrong turn, certainly if you're a young guy, where your gp is is not quite as tuned as it should be, you might head in the wrong direction. >> good for them. i'm glad the little baby deer is safe. >> me, too. >> thank you, rob. >>> it's one great deal but many americans can't buy into it. we're talking about low mortgage rates. details and a live report from the nasdaq market site. first let's take a look at our word of the day. actually it's a phrase, it
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
she won't. nevada has the highest unemployment rate. there you go. california. michigan. south carolina. and the district of columbia. not a state obviously. these states many of them key presidential battlegrounds. another thing to watch, this one soon will come to a presidential debate near you. texas. the governor of texas is a candidate for president. his unemployment rate went up last month as well as he travels the country saying he is the best candidate to create jobs. but nationally is the big question. what can be done here in washington? is there anything the president has proposed that can help or are the answers maybe not in washington but out there in corporate america? let's get some perspective now from a man who has spent a lot of hours of late exploring the jobs question. his special, "restoring the american dream: getting back to work" airs sunday night at 8:00 here on cnn. i'm glad our colleague fareed zakaria can share some insights with us. first i want to break it in two parts, the debate in washington and the debate out there in what i'll call the real wo
MSNBC
Sep 16, 2011 1:00pm EDT
the last legislative session, a number of states like florida and nevada, michigan, ohio, tennessee, indiana, actually change their state laws to ensure that last and first out policies were repealed and that teachers would be laid off by quality instead of seniority, but just yesterday i got an e-mail from a teacher relatively young teacher who said that she had just been given her pink slip and that she is no longer working but she found out she was nominated for teacher of the year in the district. these are the things that make absolutely no sense to parents and students and the policies we have to make sure we're changing. >> amichelle rhee, thank you vey much. join us monday september 26th, live in new york with former secretary of state general rocon paul and wife alma powell on improving the well-being of our nation's children. that's a week from monday right here. >>> coming up, the fight for libya, rebels under heavy fire today retreating from gadhafi's last remaining stronghold, we're live in tripoli next, on "andrea mitchell reports." new triple double oreo. ♪ yo stufy
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 3:00am PDT
. international falls is near canada, too. 19 degrees. marquette, michigan, 31. record lows. cold air infiltrating and even the earliest snow ever across north central wisconsin. just a little falling there. maybe lake effects happening, too. 20 to 30 degrees in some spots this morning. frost and freeze advisories issued and this cold front pushing all the way. the gulf of mexico in the atlantic. a lot of folks getting a taste of this, but that cold front, a bit of a price to pay here. ocean city, maryland. check out this video. a water spout caught on tape. this thing came off the bay and got on land. did a little damage to trucks and structures, but nobody got hurt with this thing. remarkable video. ocean city, maryland, thank you for that. the only severe weather report as far as tornadoes are concerned. that was yesterday. enjoy the cool weather, guys. back up to you. >> okay, a. >> there you go. >> i'm heading to toronto this afternoon. pop a weather report in for toronto. i understand it's going to be cool. >> i mentioned st. john's? >> a beautiful, beautiful place. i have to give it a shout
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
four and michigan won in the championship and glen rice who is the player that she's accused of having an affair with won the michigan mvp so for me i don't want to go there! >> all right, john? >> what's extraordinary to me s that as politico pointed out, she's called the lame-stream media has run to her defense. and you see "the new york times" being invoked as this paragon of integrity, if "the times" dishes on the book, i think it's fair, it's sleazy and salacious and not very well-sourced book, the fact that sarah palin is not running for president for all accounts i think makes it less news worthy. it's out-of-bounds and shouldn't have any impact of people's perceptions on sarah palin. >> question number two, tom ridge endorsing jon huntsman, right now i'm actually looking live as it's coming through our control room, so what do you think? can anything help resuscitate this struggling presidential campaign? maria? >> unfortunately not, kyra, because jon huntsman i think in terms of the candidate is one of the most thoughtful, rational, mainstream thinking of these candidates. he
NBC
Sep 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
the lord be with you. and robert lachance of clinton township, michigan. 100 years old. proudly served in the u.s. navy, seaman here, and we wish him a very happy 100th birthday. good man. good man. god bless the navy. here is mary chavis, of opelousas, louisiana, 100 years old today, still lives independently and loves to listen to good music on her radio. and i guess she's got a stereo. how old am i? what do they call them? anyway, mary mitchell. bangs, texas, 101 years old. good longevity and attributes it to facing each day with a smile and looking after her friends. can't do better than that. glenn and ann schmidt of champaign, illinois, 75 years they've been married, still very much in love. ooh. cupid, you did a good job. and they love to have friends over for dinner. that's it. that's all. now back to new york. >> all right, willard. thanks. >>> just ahead, with mortgage rates at all-time lows should you look to refinance or not? but first, your local news and weather. >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am mindy basara r
FOX News
Sep 16, 2011 10:00am PDT
the state with the worst jobless rate, nevada at 13.4%. california's august jobless rate 12.1, michigan's $1.02. and florida, these are key states in the upcoming presidential election. florida's unemployment rate 10.7%. the u.s. supreme court delaying the execution of a convicted double murderer in texas at the 11th hour. you do not see this happen very often these days, folks. dwayne bucks tporpbs had filed an emergency appeal after texas governor rick perry refused to delay the situation. jurors sentenced dwayne buck to death for the fatal shootings of his ex-girlfriend and a man in 1995. the question of guilt is not exactly the issue here. trace gallagher has more. >> reporter: 48-year-old dwayne buck was six hours away from getting a lethal injection when the state came n. this is all about the testimony that was given by a psychologist during dwayne buck's murder trial in which that psychologist said and i'm quoting here, that black people were no likely to commit violence. the state argued that statement was more about prison populations than it was about dwayne buck. but the defense
FOX News
Sep 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
there, already. martha: and sadly you have georgia, wisconsin, utah, and michigan. all ticked higher in their state unemployment rate last month, illinois rose sharply to 10% unemployment and gerri willis, host of "the willis report" on the fox business network. state by state, the story of so many individuals and lives. >> and to see the numbers tick higher after an august that was abysmal by any standards, zero jobs created. in the month of august, it is shocking, you mentioned nevada is a real problem there, continues to be housing and the number of homes, foreclosed on, in august, alone, some 57,000 homes, think about that. just in nevada. a dismal situation, for them there, you mentioned georgia, wisconsin and illinois is one state where jobs, the jobless rate is spiking sharply to 9.9 and even if you look at the states where jobless numbers are going down, rates are not reassuring, rhode island, 10.6%, new jersey down to 9.4%, tennessee down to 9.7% and if the devil is in details, the details are not reassuring. martha: what do we think this is largest reason for this, right no
CNN
Sep 16, 2011 8:00am PDT
on a fishing trip in michigan find a baby deer struggling to swim across the bay so they pulled the fawn into their boat and then they released it close to the shore. pretty extraordinary there. capturing the entire rescue on their cell phone. yeah, now it is free and off into the wild blue yonder -- or at least that little island. >> imagine the sunset you'd see if you lived on one of the planets nasa has discovered outside our solar system. it has two suns just like one of the planets in the "star wars" movies. chad meyers, this is not in the pictures? this is the real deal? >> this is the real deal. it is 200 light years a way. we will never find out whether luke skywalker really lives there or not. they have named it tattooing. remember when luke sees the two suns setting? actually it exists. they've renamed it. this is what the artist rendition looks like. the planet would be here. two suns, one red and one orange. that is from nasa. so where is it? the center of our milky way galaxy. there's our sun and this telescope has been looking for years and years out here trying to find pla
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2011 9:00am EDT
of those that did not have one, as the state of michigan. h.r. 2587 is due for a second reading and it is at the desk. the presiding officer: the clerk will read the title of the bill for the second time. the clerk: h.r. 2587, an act to prohibit the national labor relations board from ordering any employer to close, relocate or transfer employment under any circumstance. mr. reid: i would object to any further proceedings in regard to this matter at this time. the presiding officer: objection is heard and the bill will be placed on the calendar. mr. reid: mr. president, today we pay tribute to the american men and women who have traveled abroad to defend this great nation but never returned home to our shores. we also honor those who have suffered as prisoners of war. we're grateful to them every day, but today, which is national pow-mia recognition day, we dedicate our remembrance to their sacrifice. mr. president, i had the good fortune to be appointed in 1992 by majority leader mitchell to be a member of the select committee on pow-mia. that committee was chaired by john kerr
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
home buyers off the sidelines. nevertheless, according to university of michigan, consumer surveys say 72% of respondents believe now is a good time to buy a home. furthermore, in a recent survey by our firm, 60s% of those surveyed want to become homeowners of the next five years. with 82% of renters in the key 25 to 34 age group expressing desire to buy a home. people want to purchase a home and think now is a good time to do so, why are they doing it? the answer i answer i believe is twofold. first, we conditions of the consumers balance sheets, which are still plagued with high levels of net debt and negative equity. indicative of challenge consumers, renter's survey showed a third of respondents were able to come up with 3.5% down payment necessary to purchase a median priced home using fha financing. the second issue is uncertainty, which i believe is a nationwide problem negatively impacting home sale prices, given volatility created by prior tax credits, fear job loss and mixed messages sent by the government to run future housing policy. however, racial differences are signific
MSNBC
Sep 16, 2011 6:00am EDT
and michigan and pennsylvania. >> yeah. you know, it's been interesting listening to this for the past few minutes. because in my mind, if you're going to look at the state of politics today, you really have to look back nearly 80 years for a match to what's happening, i think. because what's out there is this huge apprehension about the president with people leaning toward fearful about the future. you can talk about interest groups, talk about coalitions, but the shock that went through this country in the fall of 2008 -- there's no more pensions, remember. when people saw their 401s collapse, looked at their kids, 15, 16 in high school, college on the horizon. a, can we afford it? b, they're never going to have the shot in this country that i've had. parents thinking that. and that kind of shock, that kind of cultural, social shock is way above politics in terms of a threat to president obama or any other incumbent. >> the assumption that the next generation would be better. >> yes. >> absolutely. >> can i ask a question, please? >> we need to get gene's piece in, and then we would love
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to greenville, michigan, becky, a democrat. >> caller: hi! >> host: good morning. >> caller: i have come up with a new tax plan, and it is so easy, okay? let me just give it to you here. >> host: we're holding on. >> caller: okay, okay. there will be only one loophole for charity because we all know that at the end of the year the rich figure out their taxes and then give a bunch of money to charity in december, and so i think that should stay. as far as what they are talking about -- >> host: sorry about that. i don't know what happened to her call. only one deduction for charity. earlier, you said that doesn't effect the rich's givings. statistics say it happens in december. >> guest: there is an effect. i mean, it's economy 101 for having a tax break. you do increase charitable deductions to an extent. i go back to something interesting an earlier caller mentioned that it is important to have a large non-profit charitable sector in the united states. it is something that makes us different than europe, that help for people in need, for example, just doesn't come from the government as it
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Sep 16, 2011 2:00am EDT
new york times" noted -- talking to our two guests about their views. host: will go to michigan. caller: i can solve all of your problems. i have come up with a new tax plan. it is so easy. host: we are holding on. caller: ok, there will be only one that loophole for charity. we all know that at the end of the year, the rich figure out their taxes and get a bunch of money to charity in december. i think that should stay. as far as what they are talking about -- guest: we missed the planet. host: only one deduction for charity. guest: it is sort of econ 101. i go back to something interesting and earlier caller mentioned. it is important to have a large nonprofit charitable sector in the united states. it makes a difference. it does not just come from the government, as it does in a lot of countries in europe. it comes from a very large charitable sector in the united states. americans, of course, are very generous. guest: i think we are not that far apart on this. it is useful, the effect is probably exaggerated by charities that are concerned about what the impact would be if t
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